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This is a very informative and interesting walk. It takes about one hour. There are a few slopes to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Whitianga, New Zealand
Awesome way to break the drive

This is a must see for anyone visiting Greymouth New Zealand. Just outside of town with pretty... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Christchurch, New Zealand
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State Highway 7, Greymouth, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a very informative and interesting walk. It takes about one hour. There are a few slopes to walk up - they are gravelled but probably not suitable for wheelchair although three quarters of it would be suitable. Follow the numbers so you do...More

Thank 2012kim
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a must see for anyone visiting Greymouth New Zealand. Just outside of town with pretty views and plenty mining stories and facts from the area. Cross over the bridge for some 100+ year old buildings and facts and figures.

Thank 371kevenk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Called here after leaving Grrymouth. Lots of information boards tell you the awful tale of the mine and how this is the site of New Zealand's worst tragedy. Really interesting place to visit.

Thank JohnK269
Reviewed 3 October 2018 via mobile

If visiting or staying in Greymouth the Brunner Mine site is well worth a visit. There is plenty of parking and the visit is free. We enjoyed walking around the site and learning more about the mining disaster that took place, although very sad to...More

Thank Pete M
Reviewed 2 October 2018

This is a memorial to the 65lives lot in the Brunner Mine disaster in 1896. There are many signs giving the history of the area and the disaster. The walk commences as the car park and goes downhill and crosses the bridge to the remains...More

Thank Gill H
Reviewed 16 September 2018

This is such an interesting walk with lots of notice boards with facts about the place, love the bridge, good activity for families

Thank bmewhite
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Visited on Saturday 12th May. It is well worth driving out to the Brunner Mine site at Taylorville. There is plenty still there to see with display boards giving a detailed history of the site. And it free to see.

4  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 8 July 2018

An extremely poignant place to visit with excellent signposting about the mine itself and the big explosion which killed 65 men and boys in 1896. A lot of buildings and twisted old machinery parts litter the site and it is well worth a visit to...More

5  Thank NewZealandCarver
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

This was really interesting with lots of interesting facts and explains what happened in New Zealands worst mining disaster. We spent an easy hour even though it was a freezing day. Very beautiful scenery.

2  Thank b_s_hodgson
Reviewed 27 May 2018 via mobile

A really good historical site with full details of the mining past. Awesome bridge across the river and a detailed account of the mining disaster of 1896. Well preserved remnants of a past which opened up the area.

Thank Ian R
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